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    • Towards a Better Understanding of Variability Evolution 

      Passos, Leonardo (University of Waterloo, 2016-06-07)
      Highly-configurable software systems often leverage variability modeling to achieve systematical reuse and mass customization. Although facilitating variability management, variability models do not eliminate the variability ...
    • Towards a Theoretical Understanding of the Power of Restart in SAT solvers 

      Li, Chunxiao (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-09)
      Restart policy is a widely used class of techniques integral to the efficiency of conflict-driven clause-learning (CDCL) SAT solvers. While the utility of such policies has been well-established, to-date we still lack a ...
    • Towards Efficient Hardware Implementation of Elliptic and Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptography 

      Ismail, Marwa Nabil (University of Waterloo, 2012-07-31)
      Implementation of elliptic and hyperelliptic curve cryptographic algorithms has been the focus of a great deal of recent research directed at increasing efficiency. Elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) was introduced ...
    • Towards evaluating security implementations using the Information Security Maturity Model (ISMM) 

      Alaboodi, Saad Saleh (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-18)
      Information security is a common and ever-present concern for both private and public sector organizations. Information security protects information from a wide range of threats, risks, and vulnerabilities in order to ...
    • Towards Explainable Generative Adversarial Networks 

      Yu, Xiaozhuo (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-09)
      As Generative Adversarial Networks become more and more popular for sample generation, the demand for human interpretable explanations have also skyrocketed. With the rising popularity of Generative Adversarial Networks ...
    • Towards Implementation of Quantum Algorithms Using Electron and Nuclear Spins in Single Crystals 

      Labruyère, Stéphane (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-21)
      Quantum computing set a goal to harness the quantum laws of physics and create computers more powerful than ever imagined. Different technologies can be chosen to implement quantum bits (qubits), each with their advantages ...
    • Towards Learning Feasible Hierarchical Decision-Making Policies in Urban Autonomous Driving 

      Alsharman, Mohammad (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-29)
      Modern learning-based algorithms, powered by advanced deep structured neural nets, have multifacetedly facilitated automated driving platforms, spanning from scene characterization and perception to low-level control and ...
    • Towards Microfluidic Design Automation 

      Khan, Asif (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-25)
      Microfluidic chips, lab-on-a-chip devices that have channels transporting liquids instead of wires carrying electrons, have attracted considerable attention recently from the bio-medical industry because of their application ...
    • Towards Next Generation Bug Tracking Systems 

      Velly Lotufo, Rafael (University of Waterloo, 2013-06-19)
      Although bug tracking systems are fundamental to support virtually any software development process, they are currently suboptimal to support the needs and complexities of large communities. This dissertation first presents ...
    • Towards Optical Excitation of Liquid-Dispersed Carbon Nanotubes inside Hollow-Core Photonic Bandgap Fiber 

      Houk, Anna Maria (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-28)
      This thesis is a study of the excitation of liquid-suspended carbon nanotubes (CNTs) confined in an optical waveguide. Desirable optical properties such as narrow emission and excitation bandwidths, as well as wide ...
    • Towards principled design of cancer nanomedicine to accelerate clinical translation 

      Souri, Mohammad; Soltani, M.; Kashkooli, Farshad Moradi; Shahvandi, Mohammad Kiani; Chiani, Mohsen; Shariati, Fatemeh Sadat; Mehrabi, Mohammad Reza; Munn, Lance L. (Elsevier, 2022-01)
      Nanotechnology in medical applications, especially in oncology as drug delivery systems, has recently shown promising results. However, although these advances have been promising in the pre-clinical stages, the clinical ...
    • Towards Scalable Electronic Devices with Sorted Carbon Nanotube Thin-Films 

      Yang, HeeBong (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-07)
      The year 2021 is the 30th anniversary of carbon nanotube (CNT) discovery in 1991 by Sumio Iijima. CNTs, a cylindrical hollow shape, exhibit fascinating electrical and optical properties. CNTs have been at the heart of ...
    • Towards Synthetic Dataset Generation for Semantic Segmentation Networks 

      Khan, Samin (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-23)
      Recent work in semantic segmentation research for autonomous vehicles has shifted towards multimodal techniques. The driving factor behind this is a lack of reliable and ample ground truth annotation data of real-world ...
    • Towards the Automation of Scalable Carbon Nanotube Sorting via Aqueous Two-Phase Extraction 

      Robitaille, Marcel (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-29)
      Carbon nanotubes are an exciting quantum material with numerous interesting and unique properties. Notable electric properties are their variable band-gap and metallic and semi- conducting variants. Carbon nanotubes are ...
    • Towards using BPM Patterns in Requirements Elicitation 

      AbdElKader, Mohamed AbdElRazik Mansour (University of Waterloo, 2011-05-02)
      In an increasingly changing environment, different organizations are trying to improve their agility and efficiency by improving their business processes; thus, business process management has been gaining momentum for the ...
    • Tracerory - Dynamic Tracematches and Unread Memory Detection for C/C++ 

      Eyolfson, Jonathan (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-31)
      Dynamic binary translation allows us to analyze a program during execution without the need for a compiler or the program's source code. In this work, we present two applications of dynamic binary translation: tracematches ...
    • Tracking Vehicular Motion-Position Using V2V Communication 

      Chen, Zheng (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-31)
      This thesis presents the formulation and validation of tracking algorithms for vehicular motion for use in active collision prevention in V2V communications. The main objective is to estimate position and velocity of a ...
    • Training Gaussian Process Regression Models Using Optimized Trajectories 

      Wiratunga, Sheran Christopher Lalith (University of Waterloo, 2014-10-02)
      Quadrotor helicopters and robot manipulators are used widely for both research and industrial applications. Both quadrotors and manipulators are difficult to model. Quadrotors have complex dynamic models, especially at ...
    • Transformer health assessment and techno-economic end of life evaluation 

      Abu Elanien, Ahmed Elsayed Bayoumy (University of Waterloo, 2011-06-14)
      Electrical power systems play a key role in production and services in both the industrial and commercial sectors and significantly affect the private lives of citizens. A major asset of any power delivery system is the ...
    • Transmission Protocol for Video-on-Demand Streaming in 5G Core Networks 

      Yan, Si (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-16)
      The fifth generation (5G) networks are expected to accommodate various applications with diversified quality-of-service (QoS) requirements. To this end, some new technologies are employed in 5G networks such as software-de ...


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